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No Boston Marathon this year: Iconic event officially canceled for first time in 124 years

The Boston Marathon has been canceled due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, marking the first time the iconic event will not take place its 124-year history, city officials announced Thursday. In conjunction with the Boston Athletic Association, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh (D) made the announcement less than a week after indicating a final decision on… Read More »

Covid-19 news: Europe’s first case may have been in December

By Sam Wong , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool The golden statues of the Trocadero esplanade, in front of the Eiffel Tower, Paris, are covered with protective face masks.CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 5 May Europe’s first known coronavirus case may have been in December A… Read More »

House panel to hold hearing on VA delay of first EHR go-live

The chair of the House subcommittee charged with legislative oversight of the VA’s Cerner electronic health record implementation is concerned about the agency’s decision to delay the EHR’s initial go-live. “I’m concerned that as we’ve moved closer to the go-live date, we have been told repeatedly that there were no showstoppers in the implementation, that… Read More »

Coronavirus-infected mom who gave birth while in induced coma holds daughter for first time

Are pregnant women at risk for coronavirus? Pregnant women have always been warned about the potential risks of contracting the influenza virus, now many are wondering how dangerous the novel coronavirus may be for the mothers-to-be. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. A Vancouver, Wash.,… Read More »